Qualifications Masters of Divinity
Position Lecturer
Office Department of Peace and International Studies
Ext/Phone +254 721708499
Duration 19 years at Daystar University



Patrick Musembi is the founding head of the department of Peace and International Studies. He has over 17 years’ experience in teaching, curriculum development and administration. He is an ordained minister and the chairman of the Spiritual Nurture Committee of the Senate. His research interests is in Community Participation as a Strategy employed in the management of resource-based conflicts in Africa; human security; pursuing peace from a biblical perspective.



  • M.A, Peace studies and International Relations (CUEA), 2008,
  • Master of Divinity (M.Div), Africa International University, 1997
  • B.A, Egerton University, 1992


Published Works

  • Musembi Patrick. Continuous Staff Training on Integration of Faith and Work in Bernard Boyo (ed) (2015). Christian Universities in Integration of Faith and Learning: Reflections on Christian Higher Education in Africa. Daystar/Tyndale: Nairobi
  • Musembi, Patrick. Towards Community Cohesion and Conflict Transformation. A Bible Study Guide prepared for Daystar Community in response to the post-election violence, January 2008. Daystar: Nairobi
  • Musembi, Patrick. The Role of the Church in the Challenge of Poverty Alleviation in Sub-Saharan Africa’ Perspectives. An academic journal of Daystar University, (January, 2007 Vol. 1. No. 2


Research Interests

  • Community Security,
  • Conflict Transformation and armed violence reduction


Additional Information

  • He has consulted for several international agencies including Tear Fund, Life in Abundance, and the Samaritan’s purse.
  • He is a co-founder director of Partners in Strategic Peacebuilding (PISTRAP) a local agency involved in mediation and peacebuilding in the East African region
  • A consultant on Peace and security and an Associate Member,Chartered Institute of Arbitrators of Kenya; an ordained and practicing minister with Deliverance Church.